Table

Gaza Strip. Source:CIA The World Factbook
N Item Value Unit Rank Date of Information Remark
1 Area 360.00 (sq km) 207 Area compares the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
2 Population 1,836,713 Population 152 July 2018 est. Population compares estimates from the US Bureau of the Census based on statistics from population censuses, vital statistics registration systems, or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends.
3 Median age 17.4 (years) 219
4 Population growth rate 2.25 (%) 35 2018 est. Population growth rate compares the average annual percent change in populations, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative.
5 Birth rate 30.5 (births/1,000 population) 34 2018 est. Birth rate compares the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate.
6 Death rate 3 (deaths/1,000 population) 222 2018 est. Death rate compares the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate.
7 Net migration rate -5 (migrant(s)/1,000 population) 194 2018 est. Net migration rate compares the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year per 1,000 persons (based on midyear population).
8 Maternal mortality rate 45 (deaths/100,000 live births) 98 2015 est. The Maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes).
9 Infant mortality rate 16 (deaths/1,000 live births) 96 est. Infant mortality rate compares the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1,000 live births in the same year. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country.
10 Life expectancy at birth 74.4 (years) 124 est. Life expectancy at birth compares the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future. Life expectancy at birth is also a measure of overall quality of life in a country and summarizes the mortality at all ages.
11 Total fertility rate 3.97 (children born/woman) 32 2018 est. Total fertility rate (TFR) compares figures for the average number of children that would be born per woman if all women lived to the end of their childbearing years and bore children according to a given fertility rate at each age. TFR is a more direct measure of the level of fertility than the crude birth rate, since it refers to births per woman.
12 Children under the age of 5 years underweight 1.4 (%) 117 2014 Children under the age of 5 years underweight gives the percent of children under five considered to be underweight. Underweight means weight-for-age is approximately 2 kg below for standard at age one, 3 kg below standard for ages two and three, and 4 kg below standard for ages four and five.
13 Education expenditures 5.3 (% of GDP) 49 2017 Education expenditures compares the public expenditure on education as a percent of GDP.
14 Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 46.9 (%) 6 est. Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
15 GDP - real growth rate -15.2 (%) 223 2014 est. GDP - real growth rate compares GDP growth on an annual basis adjusted for inflation and expressed as a percent.
16 Industrial production growth rate 2.2 (%) 125 2017 est. Industrial production growth rate compares the annual percentage increase in industrial production (includes manufacturing, mining, and construction).
17 Labor force 1,240,000 Labor force 138 2017 est. Labor force compares the total labor force figure.
18 Unemployment rate 27.9 (%) 201 2017 est. Unemployement rate compares the percent of the labor force that is without jobs.
19 Inflation rate (consumer prices) 0.20 (%) 16 2017 est. Inflation rate (consumer prices) compares the annual percent change in consumer prices with the previous year’s consumer prices.
20 Stock of broad money $2,901,000,000 Stock of broad money 129 31 December 2017 est. “Stock of quasi money compares the total quantity of time and savings deposits denominated in the national currency, held by nonbank financial institutions, state and local governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, and the private sector of the economy. When added together with”“M1”" the total money supply is known as “”M2.“” The national currency units have been converted to US dollars at the closing exchange rate on the date of the information."
21 Stock of domestic credit $2,041,000,000 Stock of domestic credit 149 31 December 2017 est. Stock of domestic credit compares the total quantity of credit, denominated in the domestic currency, provided by banks to nonbanking institutions. The national currency units have been converted to US dollars at the closing exchange rate on the date of the information.
22 Current account balance -$1,444,000,000 Current account balance 152 2017 est. Current account balance compares a country’s net trade in goods and services, plus net earnings, and net transfer payments to and from the rest of the world during the period specified. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
23 Exports $1,955,000,000 Exports 142 2017 est. Exports compares the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
24 Imports $8,590,000,000 Imports 109 2018 est. Imports compares the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, insurance, and freight) or f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis.
25 Reserves of foreign exchange and gold $446,300,000 Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 156 31 December 2017 est. Reserves of foreign exchange and gold compares the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country’s balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified.
26 Electricity - production 51,000 (kWh) 218 2011 est. Electricity - production compares the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours.
27 Electricity - consumption 202,000 (kWh) 216 2009 est. Electricity - consumption compares total electricity generated annually plus imports and minus exports, expressed in kilowatt-hours.
28 Electricity - exports 0 (kWh) 139 2011 est. Electricity exports is the total exported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
29 Electricity - imports 193,000 (kWh) 117 2011 est. Electricity - imports is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
30 Crude oil - proved reserves 0 (bbl) 136 1 January 2010 est. Crude oil - proved reserves is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil, in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions.
31 Telephones - fixed lines 432,000 Telephones - fixed lines 101 July 2016 est. Telephones - main lines in use compares the total number of main telephone lines in use.
32 Internet users 2,673,000 Internet users 100 July 2016 est. Internet users compares the number of users within a country that access the Internet. Statistics vary from country to country and may include users who access the Internet at least several times a week to those who access it only once within a period of several months.
33 Broadband - fixed subscriptions 320,500 Broadband - fixed subscriptions 93 2016 est.
34 Airports 1 Airports 222 2013 Airports compares the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved or unpaved and may include closed or abandoned installations.